Commiphora Mukul, Guggal, Guggul - Plant
Common name: Mukul myrrh
Bloom time: july to september
Height: 4 m (13 ft),
Difficulty level: :easy to grow
Planting & Care
Growing plants can be inexpensive, particularly when growing them from seed. Seeds of plants flowers should usually be sown directly into the sunny flower bed, as developing roots do not like to be disturbed
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 30 - 37°C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Apply a high-potassium liquid fertilizer every 2 weeks from early spring until 6 weeks after flowering.
- Keep moist in winter.
The leaves are used to season meat and other foods in Caribbean, Latin American and Asian cuisines. It is often added to chutneys, a sauce containing fruits or vegetables that is eaten with other dishes.
- Guggul has been used in the traditional Ayurvedic medical system for centuries and has been studied extensively in India.
- Commercial products are promoted for use in hyperlipidemia; however, clinical studies do not substantiate this claim.
- Anti-inflammatory and cardiovascular effects are being evaluated, as well as use in cancer, obesity, and diabetes.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
for medicinal use,
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